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NICU

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‘Mighty boy’ defies the odds

Atlanta doctors told Elijah's family he had days to live. They refused to accept this and found hope 800 miles away.

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Skin-to-skin time with dad

Like many fathers of preemies, Josh Thurman helps his daughter grow with the power of touch.

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Tiny baby, big reunion

Eight years later, hospital nurse reunites with girl who was born at a fragile 4 pounds, 3 ounces.

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‘I just wanted him to make it’

Little Quentin Kamps gets help from an innovative program that helps parents manage medical appointments.

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Mom’s best friend becomes child’s lifesaver

“This is the kind of thing you do for people you care about,” says Brandy Tarrant, who donated a kidney to a girl she considers her niece.

‘A strong survivor’

Eight-month-old Travarius finally goes home—with a ventilator and determination to tackle whatever comes next.

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Your top health stories of 2015

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

Royal baby name makes a comeback

This year's Top 10 Baby Names list includes two newcomers amid lots of longtime favorites.

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MSU coaches play doctors for the day

Michigan State University head coaches and athletic administrators visit Spectrum Health patients to see what it’s like to be a doctor, nurse or child life specialist.

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Baby goes home from the NICU

After 52 days at the hospital, baby Stefan is strapped into his car seat and driven home for the first time.

Paging Dr. Kiddo

Hundreds of children become doctors for a day–practicing surgery and caring for infants.

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The littlest fighter

Caregivers leave lasting impression on parents of infant who underwent multiple life-saving surgeries.